Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Ammalo Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (1-3) : 622.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Ammalo fervidus Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 622.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 222.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AMERICA]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

A. fervidus is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena helops Cramer, 1775, Uitlandsche Kapellen (Papillons exot.) 1: 113, pl.72, fig.C. Dated from the wrapper of the part and not from the title-page of the volume, 1779.

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